Joao Paulo Martins talking about Portuguese wines in China


The man often described as Portugal’s version of Robert Parker Jr gave workshops about Portuguese wine in Hong Kong and Macau early May, and spoke exclusively to about the future for Portuguese wines in China.

Image: Port wine by Jon Sullivan

Joao Paulo Martins has been a wine journalist since 1989, and is editor of Portugal’s most important wine magazine, Revista de Vinhos. He also writes a weekly column about wine in Expresso, Portugal’s most influential weekly magazine.

Martins has written a guide to Portuguese wine for the past 19 years known as Wines of Portugal, and has published an acclaimed book about port in English. He has previously run wine workshops in Brazil, Angola and Brussels, and been an international wine judge in five countries.

Martins spoke with’s video reporter Stephen Quinn about the potential for Portuguese wines in China.

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